Today at Mount Vernon

Tuesday January 27, 2015

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Story Time in Hands-on-History

Learn about Martha Washington as a young woman and her marriage to the General through our featured story, Martha Washington, written by Candice Ransom.

For children ages 3-8, accompanied by an adult.

Please note, this area is intended for families, school groups are encouraged to call 703.799.8602 for reservation inquiries.

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Signature Tour

Mansion Circle

Go behind the scenes during your guided exploration of the Mansion to see areas not normally open to guests, including the third floor (where Martha Washington retired after the death of her husband in 1799) and the basement!


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Tribute at the Tomb

Honor George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony.

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Special Children's Activities

We're making a lollipop version of George and Martha Washington, and other crafts, as we celebrate the marriage and anniversary of the Washingtons.

Recommended for children ages 5-10, accompanied by an adult. Parents are encouraged to join the fun!  Included in admission. Space and supplies are limited.

Please note, this area is intended for families, school groups are encouraged to call 703.799.8602 for reservation inquiries.

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Meet People from Washington's World

Greenhouse

Talk with people who knew him best and gain a new perspective on the General.

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CANCELED: Ford Evening Book Talk: Barbara Kellerman

This book talk has been canceled.

Mount Vernon welcomes author Barbara Kellerman to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at the Fred W. Smith National Library to discuss her book Hard Times: Leadership in America, on January 27, 2015.

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Specialty Tour tickets are available in the Ford Orientation Center. Programming subject to change. Printed copies of daily programs are available upon arrival in the Ford Orientation Center.

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